CasinoFreeMass spokeswoman Laura Everett joined us. Her group has seven detailed reasons for why it opposes casinos here. All three of us at Left Ahead! have previously come out agreeing that casinos are no solution to the commonwealth’s economic problems. She is not a bluenose. Listen in to hear a cogent set of arguments. Posts […]

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Ryan went to a two-day session on how to run a progressive candidate’s campaign. It delivered him savvier and more hopeful — that we can replace some of the more conservative legislators and other officials with those ready to improve the commonwealth. We touched on term limits too. Boston City Councilor John Tobin, in particular, […]

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While it’s a daunting task to pick my favorite LeftAhead Podcasts so far, I think it’s well past time to do it. So, without further ado, if anyone wants to listen in on some of our best, here’s Ryan’s Five Favorite LeftAhead Podcasts. 5. The Fifth Congressional Race Election Day. Lynne called in from Niki […]

Mike and Ryan hit up several key topics this week from a speaking gig Ryan had with the folks at Casino Free Massachusetts in New Bedford earlier in the week, to the whole situation with the crime syndicate – I mean police force – in Boston. Is it possible to have a city that can […]

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Ryan and Mike were very pleased that MassEquality has decided to keep fighting for GLBT issues, including marriage equality. Their expertise, good will, fund-raising ability, and accomplishment can be the base for more great work. In that light, it’s positive that GLAD will work to gain rights for legally married homosexual couples, starting with family […]

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